Travelex Expands North American Management Team

26 Feb 2019

Travelex Expands North American Management Team

  • Seth Harvey Named Executive Director, Head of Travelex Business
  • Pam Henning Named Vice President of Retail Partnerships and Business Development

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelex Currency Services Inc. (“Travelex”), a category-leading, independent foreign exchange company, announced recent changes to its North American management team with one promotion and a new hire. Seth Harvey, previously President of Travelex Canada, has been named Executive Director, Head of Travelex Business, Travelex North America’s business unit serving financial institutions and emerging payment sectors. Additionally, Pam Henning has been named Vice President of Retail Partnerships and Business Development. Both executives will report to James Hewitt, CEO of Travelex’s North American business unit. Harvey and Henning are based in Toronto and New York, respectively. 

In the role of Executive Director, Head of Travelex Business, Harvey will lead the corporate business unit that provides currency wholesale and outsourcing, dynamic currency conversion and the growth of Travelex’s cross-border payments vertical. Harvey brings more than 10 years of experience in business development to Travelex North America. Prior to joining the company in 2018, Harvey was the Global Head of Partnerships for World First. Before that, he served as Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at OzForex.

As Vice President of Retail Partnerships and Business Development, Henning will manage Travelex North America’s extensive retail real estate portfolio and marquee airport relationships, and the company’s current roster of partners, as well as focusing on the development of new strategic partnerships across Canada, Panama and the United States. She joins Travelex from Pamalot Entertainment Consulting, whose clients included Rock Shrimp Productions, West Elm and Wonderama Productions. Prior to that, Henning held leadership positions at Fox Cable Networks, The Weinstein Company, Omnicom and Sony.

“We are thrilled to have Seth and Pam bring their deep expertise to Travelex’s North American team,” says James Hewitt, CEO North America at Travelex. “Both executives have extensive international experience in finance, marketing and business development. Seth and Pam will play pivotal roles in leveraging Travelex’s global network of retail stores, business partnerships and digital channels and are key members of our team leading change as we continue to innovate and broaden the reach of our products and services in North America.”

About Travelex

Headquartered in London, Travelex has a rich heritage in foreign currency, pioneering the travellers’ cheques of the past and the digital payments of the future. With a presence in over 27 countries, and over 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world, Travelex has distilled its expertise and experience into a platform that reinvents physical and digital cross-border money movement globally to ensure its clients remain one step ahead of the competition. The platform provides financial institutions with a trusted, efficient, and accurate international money payments service, plus secure and reliable banknote delivery of both major and exotic currencies.

A category leading independent foreign exchange specialist, the business covers the entire value chain of the retail foreign exchange industry. Travelex Group is also active in the remittances and payments space enabling physical and digital cross-border money movement for consumers and financial institutions.

Travelex is part of the Finablr network of companies. These category-leading financial services brands meet the needs of consumers through deep regulatory know-how, relentless focus on technological innovation and a global network of retail stores, business partners and digital channels.

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